Burseraceae


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Burseraceae

[‚bər·sə′rās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of dicotyledonous plants in the order Sapindales characterized by an ovary of two to five cells, prominent resin ducts in the bark and wood, and an intrastaminal disk.
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Anti-inflammatory activity of resins from some species of the plant family Burseraceae.
One scholar thinks that the plant the Aztecs called teuvetli, used to stupefy their sacrificial victims by rubbing it into their open wounds so they would calmly climb the pyramid to their deaths, was also in the Burseraceae family.
The genus Commiphora is a member of the Burseraceae (or myrrh) family, which produces resins that have a long history of medicinal use by humans and potentially by wildlife (Gompper and Hoylman 1993).
The pollen morphology of eight Indo-Malayan genera in Burseraceae was examined by Mitra et al.
Morley (1981) distinguished a Burseraceae type, in which he included Canarium, Dacryodes and Santiria, from lowland peninsular Malaysian Tasek Beta, and Morley (1982) a Santiria comp.
Revision of the Burseraceae of the Malaysian area in a wider sense.
Samples of the dried oleo-gum-resin of Boswellia carteri Birdwood and Commiphora myrrha Engler Family Burseraceae were purchased from Haraz Egyptian herbal store, Cairo, Egypt.